Gingerbread Drop Cookies
 
 
Ingredients
  • ½ cup shortening
  • ½ cup butter
  • 1½ cup brown sugar
  • 1½ tsp. baking soda
  • 1½ tsp. ginger
  • ¼ tsp. cloves
  • ⅓ cup molasses
  • 2 eggs
  • 3½ cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup granulated sugar (for coating)
  • 1 cup gingerbread m&m’s
Method
  1. In a stand mixer, cream together butter, shortening and brown sugar.
  2. Add each of the spices and mix.
  3. Add the molasses and the eggs and mix well.
  4. Add the flour and mix well.
  5. Add the m&m’s and mix on low until incorporated.
  6. Using a tablespoon, scoop out the dough and place on cookie sheet, an inch apart.
  7. Bake at 375 degrees for about 10 minutes, until golden brown.
Recipe by Kitchen Meets Girl at http://kitchenmeetsgirl.com/gingerbread-drop-cookies/